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October 23, 1897

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 21

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joh n Blankets, Comforts, Cloaks, Gloves, Hosiery and Underwear for large and small. P. S. We have just received a full line of Cen- temerie Gloves in the new clasp. DO YOU EAT EAT? Of course you do and you can buy the choicest cuts oi Wm. Rowe. Cor. Broadway and Fifth Sts, Phone 247. DISTRICT CONVENTION Or the Woman's Relief Corps to be UeJd Here >«rt Week. W. J. Barnett, succor U>C.L. won. Undertaker, Embalmer and Funeral Director. 417 Market street. Culls attended day or nl(f ot. The flncBt outfit in the U. S. Col. C. L. Woll, will remain with too. Ofllco 16. Residence-Mutual, <&.. c . •&. ieo. E. H. GRACE, D. D. S. DENTAlTpARLORS, 316 Market Street. New Alumlnlte Rubber Plates. ANLEY & SHANAHAN. Buy sand Sells Second Hand Goods. Give us » call. 2W 6th 8treet Now Is Your Chance. You can buy you a home or pay off yur BOHfrae* by sendirir M. M. Gordon a buyer for Heal ESCIIB?. Who will divide ihe commission with j o-J, M. M. Gordon, Old Phono office 300. residence ISO. When You Need an ABSTRACT or a LOAN —GO TO— F H. Wipperman, 106 Fourth Street Opp. Court Boueo Entrance, 303 Market street, Hoppe Building. Daniel Killian & Co. Calls promptly attended to, day or nlRht. Mr. Killi*niv«8for many years foreman lor Cbarlt B L. Woll. Telephone 261. DK. C. D. EVERSOLE'S DEDTAL PALLORS Over Porter's New Drug Store, Corner of j fourth and Market Streets. It Is Expected That Delegates and Visitors to the Somber of 200 Will be Present. The convention of the second district of the W. R C. will be held in this city OD next Wednesday. Oct. 27tb, In the K. of P. hall. This district is the larpest In the state, comprising Tourteen counties and thirty- one corps. Mrs. Alice A. Youkey, president of the di&trict, will arrive on Tuesday afternoon to complete arrangements. la tbe evening camp fire will be held, for which a delightful programme has been arranged. Pc»t> Commander Dodge and other department officers will be present. Agnes Hill, past national president; Mary L, Travi?, department president, and staff, will also be In attendance, and delegates and visitors to the* number of 200 have already been reported. It will be the largest district meeting ever held In this city. RAILROAD BREVITIES. Short Items of Interest Gathered From Many Sources. Harry Sellers, of this city, and Thomas Lowry, ot Walton, have taken positions on the Panhandle railroad, the former as a fireman and the latter as a freight brakeman. Despite the protests of the traveling salesmen and others against the new interchangeable mileage booc, general passenger agents are determined to give the mileage a fair test, thinking it has real merit and will, after modified, ^.become more popular. Wahash train crews, it Is stated, are Indignant that the general superintendent, In Issuing orders that they secure their winter suits,^ has, at the bottom of the order, noted that these suits must be purchased from certain firms in Chicago, Toledo or St. Louis, naming the firms. The statement of the Panhandle for September, when analyzed, shows aa Increase in earnings applicable to dividends of nearly 80 per cent when compared with September, 1896. The first nine months in this year the Manhandle lines earned fixed charges, 4 per cent on tbe preferred stock, and September 80th had over $100.000 in excess ot the sum required. From remarks by members of the Pennsylvania inspection party It is evident that they returned east with a much better opinion of the Michigan division of the Vandalia than they had heretofore entertained,both as to the business it is BOW doing and that in prospect. When theMcKeen tyadlcate secured control of the Michigan division it was thought, to be a very shrewd move, and if the Pennsylvania people want to get rid of It thpre are parties, it is stated, who would readily step In and assume: its obligations and'operate it. ROBERT DOWNING McConneU & McConnell $50,000 6 per cent Money to Loan. Call now Office Opposite Court House. DACLYJPSAROS SATURDAY, DOT. 23, 1897. OITY NRWS Potatoes 55c bushel—Traut. Harry Dale Is down from Chicago Dr. N. W. Gady has returned from Indianapolis. Mrs. T. J. Legg, who has been ill of heart disease, rested well last night. Mrs. Wilson Burke went to Chicago today to visit her daughter, Miss Lottie Burke. Rev. Walts and John Schwerdman. Jr., left at noon today for Montlcello, overland, on their bicycles. Mrs. F. M. Klstler and Mrs. Ohas. Buhl hare returned form Winamac, where they visited their sister, Mrs. Will Huddleston. Esquire Tarn, Henry Bachman, Frank Powell, L. Dean and Alt Spencer, a part or the Ford's crossing fishing club, will laa^e Monday for English Lake to remain a week. Diphtheria is epidemic in Washington township, Carroll county, on account of which the schools have been closed. Two of the children of Thomas Brennan, of that locality, are now 111 of the dread disease. Fred Grower and bride have gone to housekeeping at No. 16 Michigan avenue. Mrs. Grover was formerly Miss Maud Flannagan, daughter of Mr. ant Mrs. G- W. Flanagan. The couple were nwrrled thl§ week »t Wabash, Rev, Charle* Little officiating. In His Famous Play, "The Gladfator," Wednesday Sight. Kohert Downing, who appears at Dolan's opera house on Wednesday evening, in his famous play, "The Gladiator," comes to this city from Indianapolis, where he has just concluded a very successful engagement. Mr. Downing Is probably the most popular tragedian on the American stage today and his name throughout the length and breadth of the land Issyuonomous with all that is finest in daamatlc art. It Is seldom that the theater-goers of Logansport have an opportunity of witnessing so fine a production of so great a play, with a star of such magnitude and so excellent a company. The pley Is, as usual, staged In a lavish and elaborate manner, and the arena scene in the fourth act, copied from Gerome's famous painting, Is one of the finest specimens of scenic art In America. Late Death*. Mattlas Hepshir died at 11:30 o'clock last evening at the family residence, STo. 28 Uhl street, of consumption, aged 61 years. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence, Kev. Stewart officiating. Deceased was a member of Company K, 118th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. All the old soldiers are invited to attend the funeral. Interment will be made ID Mt- Hope cemetery. Mrs. Mary Paul, wife of Ferdinand Paul, died at 9:30 this morning at the family residence, No. 1513 Spear street, of old age. The time ot the funeral will be announced Monday. Deceased was 77 years, 7 months and 16 days old. David Youngker and family and Joho Yo»ngker\and family returned today from Lagrange wkere they attended a family reunion. ThU waa tbe first time the family had all been together In nine yean. ADDITIONAL ITEMS- Quinces 5c dozen—Traut. Congressman Steele was over from Marion today. St. John's Commandery will drill and banquet tonight. 29 dozen Foster hook, »1 and 11.25 kid gloves, for 73c, this evening, at the Trade Palace. E. E, Phillips has been appointed postmaster at Onward, Cass county, vice T. P, Conn, removed. A case of scarlet fever is reported in the family of F. D. Wright, who resides at 333 Michigan avenue. Tbe great stock Of merchandise nf the Golden Eule will be slaughtered all next week. Sale commences Monday. Mrs Judge G. E. Ross returned this afternoon from a two weeks' visit with her mother In Kew York lity. Mr,?. Benson, of Philadelphia, who has been visiting her Bister, Mrs. B. Z. Lewis, started home this afternoon. A freight wreck occurred on the Wabash, this morniE.g near Fore Wayne,the particulars of which were not reported here." Mrs. Mary, wife of Joseph Graf, tbe Panhandle switchman, died at 10 oVlock this morning at toe family residence, No. 427 Fifth street, of consumption, aged 25 je&rs. The funeral will be held at9 o'clock Monday morning from the residence, Mrs. J. B. Shultz will go to Indianapolis Monday to assist her sister, Mrs, John Kerns, who will give a reception Tuesdaiy ID honor of Mrs. Oscar Henderson, Mr. and Mrs. Henderson will leave the first of November for a stay o:t three years abroad. Captain Hud McKee, formerly of Logansport, who fills the position of ioarnal clerk in the national house of •epresentatlves, and wife, have issued nvltations for tbe marriage of their daughter May Ada to Abner G. Greenstreed, at the Metropolitan church, Washington, D. C., November 3rd. The Harrison township gas and oil company met at Lucerne last night and decided to sink a well at once. The following officers were elected: President, Alfred Ellett; vice president, William Baker: treasurer, Wm. Eemley; secretary, ,Dr. N. J. LaRose, directors, Edward WhltSeld, William Frushour, John Kemley, P. O. Bell and John Wlnn. SERVICES AT THE CHURCHES. Topics to be Discussed in the Pnlpits Tomorrow. Market Street M. E. church- Morning service at 10:45 a. m. Evening service at 7:30 p.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a. m. Public Invited. Broadway Presbyterian church— Sabbath school at 9:30 a. m. Christian Endeavor at 6:30 p. m. Mornand evening service at the usual hours. . The Eastend Sunday school will be held every Sunday afternoon at 2:45 in the free kindergarten rooms on Twelfth street, near George. All are Invited. Broad way JM. E. church, Rev. E, L. Semana, pastor—Class meeting at 9; Sunday school at 9:45 a. m., preaching at 11:00 a. m. Evening sermon at 7 p. m. Ninth Street Christian church, Rev. H. 0. Kendrick;pastor—Sunday school at 9:30 a. m. Y. P. S. C. E, at 6:15 p.m. Morning and evening devotions at the same time. Baptist church—Sunday school at 9:45 a. m. and morning service at 11 a. m. Southside Mission at 2:30 p, m. Young People's meeting at 6 and evening service at 7 p. m. Cumberland Presbyterian church— Services at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Morning subject: "Burden Bearing." Evening subject: "Lessons From the Leaves."—J. W. McDonald. Regular services ror men will be held in the R. R. Y. M. C. A. rooms tomorrow afternoon at 3:45. Prayer circle for state convention work. A cordial invitation is extended to all. Trinity Episcopal church, Rev. F. C. Coolbaugh, pastor—Holy communion at 7 a. m. Morning service on "Speaking the Truth in Love" at 11 o'clock. Evening service with sermon on '-The Lord's Day—to Keep It or Not to Keep It" at 7:30. English Lutheran church, B. E. Shaner, pastor—Sunday school at 9:30. Morning service at 11., subject, "The Sunday School." Junior Christian Endeavor at 3 p. m. Senior Christian Endeavor at 6:42 p. m. Evening service at 7:30 p. m., subject. "Faith Rewarded." The Sonthside Mission Sunday school will meet in the old cooper shop tomorrow afternoon at 2:30. New chairs have been purchased and placed in the building and new supplies for the quarter hare been received. A cordial Invitation is extended to everyone to come and help in this work. The Weatter. Fair tonight and Sunday; warmer Sunday. Our Shoes Fit _ Like gloves And they wear Like Iron. We treat our customers Fair and square Because we appreciate Their trade. Our prices are Low — Wonderfully low — And quality is High- Very high- we want Your trade. Elias Winter. Department of Pen Art Hall's Business College has engaged Mr. Andrew Frederick to take charge of the Penmanship classes. His time wiil be devoted exclusively 'to this line of worfe. LoKausport needs a First Class School of Pen Art, and we take pleasure in announcing that we are now prepared to give the yery bei-t. instruction that can be had, Mr, Frederick 18 a GKADUAT£ of the Zanerian Pen Art School. Columbus, 0 , and was an iDStructor in that school until engaged by Hall's Business College. C. F. MOORE, Pres. Hall's Business College, Second and Third floor. Key stoneBuiloiDK, Logansport, Ind. Bow Some Sects Name Their Children. A Hindoo baby is named when 12 days old and usually by the mother. Sometimes the father wishes for another name than that selected by the mother. In that case two lamps are placed over the two names, and the name over which the lamp burns brightest is the one given to the child, In the Egyptian family the parents choose a name for their baby by lighting three wax candles. To each of these they give a name, one of three always belonging to some deified personage. The candle that burns the longest bestows tbe name upon the baby. The Mohammedans sometimes write desirable names on five slips of paper, and these they place in the Koran. The name upon the first slip drawn out is given to the child. The children of the Alnos, a people living in northern Japan, do not receive their names until they are 5 years old. It is the father who cbeu chooses the name by which the child is afterward to be called. The Chinese give their boy babies a name in addition to their surnames, and they roust call themselves by these names autil they are 20 years old. At that age the father gives his .son u new came. The Chinese cars so little for their girl babies that thf-y do not give them a baby name, but just call them No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, and so on, according to tbeir birth. How to Slake Use of Crnde OH. It is one of the best oils for oiling a hardwood floor, it cleans out the dust and gives a soft, new polish with little robbing. The writer does not know of any polish with which the hardwood interior of houses may be so successfully treated, after it has become scratched and worn, and it is equally good for old scratched furniture. It does not possess so disagreeable a:a odor as kerosene or benzine, and what odor it has quickly evaporates. ' Crude oil is a popular remedy for rheumatism and various diseases of the skin. Its use for this purpose is of ancient date. Many of the healing wells of old were nothing more than petro leum wells. The Balm well of St. Catherine, situated over the coal mines near Edinburgh, was one of the mosc famous of these holy wells, and :.t is not strange that a superstitious age ascribed a miraculous origin to the wonderful healing oil which floated oa its surface. How to Transfer the Color of a Leaf. Place over the leaf a small piece of white liceu soaked in spirits of uirer and insert, between the leaves of a heavy- hook, with a sheet of paper to receive the impression. Lay the book aside for a few days. The leaf will be found devoid of color, which will have been transferred to the paper in all the original beauty of tint and 'outline of loaf. FASTIDIOUSIM6N Tailor and Draper, are always dwell groomed aod well dressed. They sure right by having tbeir elotMng made bj a first claw tailor, from the latest styles in hand- Borne fabrics, well-fitted and elegantly finished. There is no one In Ix>- gansport that cau do this to salt the most exquisite tastes or that take* the palnsjto please, as we do. W. Keller. 311 Market St, NOT GOOD FGFl ENGLAND An Englishman's Reasons For Opposing Bimetallism. THE MILK IN THE GOLD COCOANTTT. If you have never tried Cleveland's baking powder you do not know what the best cake tastes like. You may be a. good cook, but without Cleveland's baking powder you are at a disadvantage. Guarantee* QTOCCT* «r« authorized to ftr* tack jonr money if yon do. not Sid Cleveland'! the ' TIT Cleveland BaJdnyPowd«r C*-, X.T. Parity of the Two Aletals Could Be Maintained, bat the Artificial Gold Vain* Could Not — Tru« Inwardness of Lombard Street's Opposition to Silver. The London Times of recent date contained a letter from Sir Thomas Henry Farrar. He was a member of the British royal commission appointed in 1SS6 "to inquire into the recent changes in the relative values of the precious metals, shown by the decrease in the gold price of silver." His letter to The Times occupies three columns and is on the subject of bimetallism and the Indian mints. Instead of opening the Indian mints again to the coinage of silver rupees he advocates the adoption of the gold standard for that country, says the Kansas City Times. He discusses at length the French and American proposal for bimetallism at a fixed ratio. Of course I he does not believe that "either the United States or France or both united could possibly by opening the mints create a demand for silver which would maintain its gold value at the ratio of 15% to 1. Nevertheless Lord Farrar fe.lt called upon to state what the effect of bimetallism would be if it succeeded in maintaining the parity lietween the metals, or, as the bankers call it, "a par of exchange," at the ratio of lu}^ to 1. But here conies an astounding admission on the subject from as high an authority as can be found in Great Britain. The British commission consisted of 12 members, six of whom were uncompromising mouometallists and the other six equallj- firm bimetallists. Lord Farrar was cme of the former. Out of all England he was one of the six chosen to uphold the gold standard cause. We repeat, therefore, that he must be accepted as a high authority. He stands today as he did then. Alarmed by the suggestion that the Bank of England may admit silver as a part of its reserve, he rushes to the defense of an exclusive gold reserve, and, fearful lest the Bank of England may influence the public mind in some degree to believe that the gold standard party regards silver still as one of the precious metals, he proceeds to attempt the annihilation of that metal. Hitherto monomutallists have all insisted that until all nations could conie into the agreement the free and unlimited coinage of silver would not restore the parity. Over and over again they have been answered that the free and unlimited coinage of both metals in the single nation of France did maintain the parity during two generations. But this Englishman, comes out from behind the false premises of his fellows and declares that bimetallism would be objectionable, not because the parity between the two- metals could not be maintained, but because the present artificially created value of gold could not be maintained. Here are his very words: "Supposing the proposal succeeded. Its effect would be in all parts of the British empire and all gold standard countries that the standard of value would be altered, enabling debtors to discharge gold debts with silver at the ratio of 15,Hj to 1, because any one could take silver to the French or American mints and get it coined into francs or dollars, which, on the hypothesis that rhc plan succeeds and a. stable exchange is secured, would be worth in the markets of the world, including London, one-tiltccuth and a half of their weight in gold. It would enable the United States or the French government, supposing them to owe debts abroad, to use the enormous stocks of silver they possess in paying those debts with less than half the silver with •which they could now pay them. "Such a change would te good for neither India nor any other country which values common honesty. Such a change would be most injurious to Great Britain and the British empire." His declaration is that the ratio of 15% to 1 "would mean that the pres-j ent gold value of silver would hare to I be increased 125 per cent" This is not' the correct way to state the change that •would occur. It is true that the value ol gold measured in gold is exactly par. The value of a gold dollar measured in silver bullion is about $2.25. The value of the silver bullion in a dollar, measured in gold, is about 45 cents. The effect of bimetallism would be to speedily increase the value at silver 55 per cent, which would bring it up to 100 cents on the dollar, while it would reduce the value of gold about 45 per cent, bringing it down to 100 cente on the dollar. In other words, it -would squeeze oat the extra valno -which bag liecn legislated into gold Mid -would re•tore to silver the value which, but legislated oat of it , Thjj extract, frqpi .$he Reasonable Prices. The most Reasonable Tuilor m town is Craig. He will make np a Suit lor you that for Price, Style and Fit cannot be beaten. His Stock of NEW AND STYLISH FABRICS For Fall and Winter, Up-to- date and includes everything desirable. Call and inspect. W D CRAIfi, Tailor 416 Broadway, Next to Frazee's. No Pain! No Danger I Teeth extracted without pain ot after effects, such as sore moutb, sore gums, etc. Absolutely safe and! painles. The Finest and Beet method of CBOWN and BRIDGE Work. The most natural-looking artificial Teeth on new method COHFS1VE PLATES, guaranteed to fit. VafJSo charge Tor extracting without pain when new teeth are to be supplied. Dr. W. T. Hurtt 311 1-2 Fourt.li 8t. . Over FiBher'e Drug Store TBE SHINING LIGHT —The New— Wheeler & Wilson SEWING MACHINE is the most Up-to-date. 308 Third Street. J. Howell, Agent D OLAS'S OPERAIHOUI5B. • • • • Wednesday, Oct. 22. 12th Annual Tour, AMERICA'S TRAGEDIAN, «'RofierE Downing- Supported by a company who can act. Directed by W. A. McConneU. Presenting; Samuel's Sublime Tragedy, TBE GLADIATOR. Prices—25c 35c 50c" 75c and II. should be preserved... it wiTi enllgnten many honest though- confused mind* concerning the true inwardness of tiba Wall street and Lombard street •ticklers for the gold standard. It ought to be impressed upon the American peopla that this leading English inonometal- list,-speaking for his«elass both in England and America, opposes bimetallifm because it would restore the parity between the metals and because it .-would enable debtors to pay their debts -with honest money, either of silver or goldi dollars at par with each other, instead of discharging them by the payment OT 45 cent dollars or 225 cent gold dollann Wolcott'c Failure. The public will doubtless be thunderstruck at the news that Senator Wol- oott's bimetallic mission has failed, ft w«s understood that be would effect fne coinage as soon as he had neeu A tew more cro-wned heads. How to 9£ok« Apple Fool- Peel some apples and put them in a jar with lump sugar to svreeteu and » few drops of -water aad lemon or cloves to flavor the apples slightly. Pot the jar, closely covered, in the oven or in » Kocepan of boiling water. Cook till tender, when beat to a pulp. Have ready •cone nicely sweetened custard and gradually stir it into tbe fruit palp. beating them together until thoroughly amalgamated and creamy. Serve in custard glaasea This is a nice, sweet diso, tar children, served with rusks, gponco btunitx, etc., instead of pies or tank Cream or new milk can be naetl insrtsad of thecortard if acre couTcsi^ftV

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